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2 Days Wolong Panda Volunteer Tour with Chengdu Highlights

Panda Volunteer Program & Chengdu City Leisure


This 2-day Wolong panda tour covers the highlights of Chengdu plus meaningful panda volunteer program at Shenshuping Panda Base in one go! Immerse yourselves in the laid-back city, ramble to explore tea culture in Renmin Park, Three Kingdom culture in Jinli Old Street and feel inner peace in Wenshu Monastery...after the sightseeing, transfer to Wolong Town (100 kilometers from Chengdu with 2.5 hours’ drive) which will be perfect to match your schedules and energy.

Why taking Wolong panda volunteer program? Travelers will reach deep into the real original habitat of giant pandas in the mountain valley of Western Sichuan, have intimate interaction with the lovely pandas and experience in person the daily work of keepers to know more about giant pandas and how to protect them. Highlighting attractions, perfect connection, suitable pace, superb experience...all are in the 2 days!

Please Note: Wolong Shenshuping Panda Base can accept up to 15 volunteers in one day for Panda Volunteer Program and you need to inquire and make the reservation in advance.

Highlights of this tour:

Basic Trip Information

from $384
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Chengdu / Wolong Panda Base / Chengdu
Travel Length:
2 Days & 1 Night
Tour Code:
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want
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Your tour - at a glance

Day 1 Pick you up & Chengdu city leisure enjoying

Your local guide and driver will pick you up and then take you to visit the well-known attraction of the Wenshu Monastery, Jinli Old Street and Renmin Park in Chengdu downtown. Drive to Wolong and accommodate near Shenshuping Panda Base.

Day 2 Wolong Shenshuping panda volunteer experience

Visit Shenshuping Panda Base and experience the panda volunteer program: clean the enclosure of pandas, dump the drops, make the food for pandas and learn much about pandas, etc.

Full Itinerary Day by Day

Day 1 Chengdu Arrival & Chengdu (L)

Welcome to Chengdu, the hometown of Giant Panda.

Your local guide and driver will meet you at the hotel and escort you to visit famous attractions in the downtown to feel the strong leisure culture of Chengdu.

Firstly, you will visit a hidden spiritual Buddhist temple in the hustling downtown of Chengdu – Wenshu Temple. Marvel at the exquisite Buddhist architecture, soak in the reverent atmosphere, and wander on the peaceful paths.

Chengdu is famous for its relaxing and leisure pace throughout China, which will be proved after a stay in Renmin Park. Sit down, order a pot of Chinese tea, make a casual chat with your friends and watching locals indulging themselves in different kinds of folk entertainment – napping in a lively teahouse, playing mahjong, disco dancing, neck massage, ear cleaning…Next is an impressive trip to the famous Jinli Old Street. Time steals away from you quietly while walking on the lively streets which are full of delicious local snacks, delicate artifacts, interesting folk shows, etc.

After the leisure tour in Chengdu city, the driver and guide will transfer you to the accommodation in Gengda Township in Wolong that is the real home land of giant pandas it needs about 2 hours for driving about 105 kilometers (about 65 miles). Have a good sleep!

  • Wenshu Monastery Monk Buddhist Monk at Wenshu Monastery
  • Our dear guest strolling around Jinli Old Street Our dear guest strolling around Jinli Old Street
  • Our dear clients was experiencing Chengdu local living style in the People's Park Our dear clients was experiencing Chengdu local living style in the People's Park

Day 2 Wolong Panda Volunteer (B, L)

After your breakfast, you will be transferred to Shenshuping Panda Base, which locates at a very primitive valley, the real home land for the giant pandas. Now let’s get your one full day’s Wolong panda volunteer program started!

1. Complete relevant procedures, sign safety agreements and health commitment forms, receive work uniforms and gloves, and proceed to the panda breeding area.

2. Under the guidance of the panda keepers and educational instructors, pick up panda feces, clean the panda enclosures, and bring fresh bamboo to the pandas.

3. Visit the park and learn interesting stories and scientific knowledge about giant pandas.

4. Enter the world of giant pandas and explore them in depth through documentaries.

5. Lunch and rest.

6. Learn about the dietary and digestive systems of captive and wild giant pandas, understand the recipe for "Wowotou" (a type of steamed bread), and make "Wowotou" for the pandas.

7. Return work uniforms, receive certificates and souvenirs.

After finishing the volunteer program, you will be driven back to Chengdu. Tour ends.

  • Shenshuping Base Volunteer Panda Cleaner Being Panda Cleaner in Shenshuping Volunteer Activity
  • Shenshuping Base Volunteer Panda Nutritionist Panda Nutritionist Preparing Panda Cakes at Shenshuping Base

Trip Notes

1. The above arrangements will be adjusted according to the specific situations and the volunteer program may be delayed or inaccessible by inevitable requirements, control, and Force Majeure like earthquakes, epidemic...

2. Pre-work Training:
Volunteers are required to participate in the pre-work training before 09:00 a.m. on that very day to better know how to do the volunteer program. Some parts of the activity would be cancelled if you arrive there late, so it is suggested get to the base before 08:30 a.m.

3. Requirements:
(a) Health Examination Form: To be a volunteer, you should apply for a week in advance with your Application Form and Health Examination Form (valid medical certificate and signature which could apply it in your country or in China). Interested people could feel free to contact our travel consultant for more information or let them register for you.
(b) Age & Number Limitations: The center can accept up to 15 volunteers at any one time and the age should be between 8 and 70.
(c) Avoid Using Strong Smell: For pandas have keen sense of smell, volunteers should avoid using perfume or other odorous articles like mosquito repellent liquid, nail polish, skin care products, makeups, etc. on the volunteer work day.
(d) Healthy Bodies: To well protect giant pandas, volunteers are required to be healthy, and people who are suffering from illness, like a cold, fever, influenza, and other infectious diseases are not suitable to have body contact with the giant pandas.
(e) Dressing Code: During the panda volunteer program, you are required to wear working suites provided by the panda base, usually jumpsuits in cold days and T-shirts in warm and hot days. Shoes are up to you, but avoid avoid sandals, slippers, high-heels, etc.
(f) Force Majeure: The panda volunteer program is to be delayed or inaccessible if there is Force Majeure like earthquakes, epidemic... Also, your program may be influenced by the inevitable requirement and control.

4. Pre-booking & Temporary Cancellation:
Panda volunteers at Shenshuping Panda Base are required to make reservations of the programs in advance, even 1 to 2 months prior to the very program date for volunteers during peak seasons (mainly from May to October). Any temporary cancellation, increase and reduction of participants of those programs are needed to tell us as early as possible (better in advance for at least 10 days excluding the national public holidays and weekends). Thank you for the generous understanding.

5. If you are allergic to any food, please tell us, your local guide, or the base staff in advance.

6. If you have got more questions and ideas, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants.

  • Shenshuping Base Giant Panda Adorable Giant Panda at Shenshuping Panda Center in Wolong
  • Shenshuping Panda Breeding Area Visiting Visiting Panda Breeding Area at Shenshuping
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